Chadron State College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,480

2.4% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$12,766

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

8.58%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

2,977

61.4% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

43.2%

166 Graduates

About

Chadron State College is a higher education institution located in Dawes County, NE. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Chadron State College were General Business Administration & Management (101 degrees awarded), Elementary Education & Teaching (43 degrees), and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (32 degrees).

In 2016, 559 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Chadron State College. 60.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (454 degrees), 13 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (35 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Chadron State College is $4,480, which is $-15,680 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Chadron State College is $4,480, which is $-15,680 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,766.

In 2016, 68% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 53% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,480

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Chadron State College was $4,480. The cost of tuition at Chadron State College is $-15,680 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$12,766

2016 Value

16.1%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Chadron State College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,766. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Chadron State College grew by 16.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,840

Room and Board

$1,544

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Chadron State College was of $6,840 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,544. The cost of room and board increased by 18.8% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 5.03% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

68%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

53%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

68% of undergraduate students at Chadron State College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 6.25% with respect to 2015, when 64% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

8.58%

2015 Default Rate

68

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Chadron State College was 8.58%, which represents 68 out of the 793 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Chadron State College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 2,977 students enrolled at Chadron State College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Chadron State College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Chadron State College has a total enrollment of 2,977 students. The full-time enrollment at Chadron State College is 1,829 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,148. This means that 61.4% of students enrolled at Chadron State College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Chadron State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 78.8% White, 7.22% Hispanic or Latino, 3.86% Black or African American, 3.09% Two or More Races, 0.873% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.84% Asian, and 0.369% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Chadron State College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (45.1%), followed by White Male (30.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.73%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (44.1%), followed by White Male (28.8%) and Black or African American Female (5.93%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

61.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Chadron State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,977 students. The full-time enrollment at Chadron State College is 1,829 and the part-time enrollment is 1,148. This means that 61.4% of students enrolled at Chadron State College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Chadron State College was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Chadron State College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,347

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    215

  3. Black or African American

    115

The enrolled student population at Chadron State College is 78.8% White, 7.22% Hispanic or Latino, 3.86% Black or African American, 3.09% Two or More Races, 0.873% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.84% Asian, and 0.369% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 84 students (2.82%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 121 more women than men received degrees from Chadron State College. The majority of degree recipients at Chadron State College are white (454 degrees awarded). There were 13 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (35 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Chadron State College is General Business Administration & Management (101 degrees awarded), followed by Elementary Education & Teaching (43 degrees) and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (32 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Chadron State College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (25 degrees awarded), Education (142 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (40 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Chadron State College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,960,043 people), Secondary school teachers (336,857 people), Education administrators (276,609 people), Miscellaneous managers (194,452 people), and Postsecondary teachers (160,038 people).

The most specialized majors at Chadron State College are Agriculture (25 degrees awarded), Education (142 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (40 degrees), History (10 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Chadron State College are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Chadron State College are Agriculture (25 degrees awarded), Education (142 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (40 degrees), History (10 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Chadron State College are Elementary & secondary schools (2,896,280 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (337,337 people), Hospitals (274,664 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (125,141 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (108,153 people).

The most specialized majors at Chadron State College are Agriculture (25 degrees awarded), Education (142 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (40 degrees), History (10 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (19 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Chadron State College.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Chadron State College was General Business Administration & Management with 101 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 219

  2. 340

In 2016, 219 degrees were awarded to men at Chadron State College, which is 0.644 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (340).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 80 degrees were awarded to men at Chadron State College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.01 times more than the 79 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 79 degrees were awarded to women at Chadron State College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.988 times less than the 80 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

17%

100% Completion Time

36%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 17% of students graduating from Chadron State College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 36% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 39% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (50.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Chadron State College is Female and White (50.3% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.41% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    454 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    35 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Chadron State College is white (454 degrees awarded). There were 13 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (35 degrees).

6.26% of degree recipients (35 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    278 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    176 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Chadron State College is white female (278 degrees awarded). There were 1.58 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (176 degrees).

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Operations

Chadron State College has an endowment valued at nearly $18.2M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $205k (1.13%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, Chadron State College had a total expenditure of $39M. Of that $39M, they spent $17.5M on salaries and $39M on benefits.

Chadron State College employs 40 Professors, 23 Assistant professors, and 22 Associate professors. Most academics at Chadron State College are Male Professors (22), Female Professors(18), and Male Assistant professors (16).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Chadron State College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 44 employees, Service, with 28 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 25 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$18.2M

2015 Endowment

3.17%

decline from 2014

Chadron State College has an endowment valued at about $18.2M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Chadron State College declined 3.17% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10.6M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $540k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Chadron State College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $540k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$17.5M

Salary Expenditure

$39M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Chadron State College had a total expenditure of $39M. Of that $39M, they spent $17.5M on salaries and $39M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$17.5M

2015 Salaries

6.47%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Chadron State College paid a median of $17.5M in salaries, which represents 45% of their overall expenditure ($39M) and a 6.47% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.81% growth from 2013 and a 4.28% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.56M

Instructional Salaries

90

Number of Employees

In 2015, Chadron State College paid a total of $5.56M to 90 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

40 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

44 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Chadron State College were Professor with 40 employees; Assistant professor with 23 employees; and Assistant professor with 22 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Chadron State College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 44 employees; Service with 28 employees; and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 25 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Chadron State College was Male Professor with 22 employees, Female Professor with 18 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 16 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Chadron State College.

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